HONG KONG, Sept 1- China shares rose on Monday as gains in defence and media firms helped to offset a lower-than-expected official Purchasing Managers' Index that added to signs of softness in the economy. Defence stocks were the key outperformers again after Friday, bolstered by President Xi Jinping's comment that China will spur military innovation.» Read More
Northrop Grumman reported quarterly earnings and revenue that surpassed analysts' expectations on Wednesday.
Lockheed Martin shares hit a new 52-week high, reports CNBC's Jane Wells. The sequester is not impacting the defense contractor's cash cow.
Digging into the auto, defense and housing industries, with CNBC's Phil LeBeau, Jane Wells and Diana Olick. The aerospace and defense sector is at record highs.
Investors appear to be betting that the U.S. defense industry will be able to offset tens of billions in shrinking orders for swords with new, long-term contracts for plowshares.
Tony Fratto, former White House deputy press secretary and Thomas Snegaroff, senior research fellow at IRIS, debate on the NSA spying scandal, the EU's reaction and whether free trade talks will be impacted.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports defense contractors will update their international plans as Pentagon cuts are slowly nipping away at contracts. Will defense stocks surge in Q3? Cai von Rumohr, Cowen and Company, weighs in.
Taiwan may be enjoying an improving relationship with mainland China but it is increasingly becoming more and more distant from the U.S says Sean King, Senior Vice President, Park Strategies.
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Pt 2- Boeing president and CEO Jim McNerney discusses the company's strategy for growth as well as the need for more engineers in the U.S., and his thoughts on the American economy.
Sequestration and cuts to the military couldn't bring down the great U.S. defense sector. CNBC's Jane Wells reports on new competition in the industry.
Britain's finance minister George Osborne unveiled his plans for another round of government spending cuts on Wednesday as he tried to keep his deficit reduction drive on track despite stiff opposition to his policies.
Igor Shuvalov, Russia deputy prime minister, agrees with Kudrin's views that further investments in education and welfare is needed in Russia but disagrees with cutting the defense budget.
European aerospace companies called on Europe to launch its own independent drone program to equip armies across the continent.
Thomas Culligan, senior vice president and CEO at Raytheon International, talks about the defense industry, the market's strength and where growth is likely to come from.
Gen. Michael V. Hayden, former director of the NSA and CIA, says classified document leaker Edward Snowden has contributed to misunderstanding about U.S. intelligence operations.
When Edward Snowden leaked details of a huge government surveillance programs, it presented not just a security debate for the U.S., but a public relations problem for Booz Allen.
Boeing upgraded its 20-year forecast for airplane demand as aerospace firms heading to next week's Paris Air Show look beyond the financial crisis to pin their hopes on Asia.
29-year old Edward Snowden says he is the source in the biggest leak in NSA history, and was a former Booz Allen Hamtilon contractor, with NBC's Pete Williams; and Tim Pawlenty, The Financial Services Roundtable CEO; Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX); and Meredith Whitney, Meredith Whitney Advisory Group CEO, discuss.
On the site of a former military golf course where President Dwight Eisenhower once played, the future of U.S. warfare is rising.
A Chinese national pleads guilty to attempting to export defense technology from the U.S. to China, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.
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